Welcome to the website for the 2021 BWWC—a virtual conference, June 1-4, 2021.


Conference Registration

Registration is now live: To register for the 2021 Virtual British Women Writers Conference, please fill out this form. Please remember to click submit on the second screen of the form. Following your submission of the form, you will receive an email confirmation with a single Zoom link that will allow you to access eachContinue reading “Conference Registration”

Common Reads

June 4, 1-2 PM ESTCommon Read Discussion of Honorée Fanonne Jeffers’s The Age of Phillis (2020) From the publisher’s website: “In 1773, a young, African American woman named Phillis Wheatley published a book of poetry that challenged Western prejudices about African and female intellectual capabilities. Based on fifteen years of archival research, The Age ofContinue reading “Common Reads”


June 1-4, 2021 Workshop and Plenary Panels June 1, 3-4:30 PM EDT: Antiracist Pedagogy Workshop with Brigitte Fielder (University of Wisconsin, Madison) June 2, 3-4:30 PM EDT: Eighteenth-century Plenary Panel featuring talks from Jessica Marie Johnson (Johns Hopkins), Marisa J. Fuentes (Rutgers), Jazzmen Lee-Johnson (2020 Artist Fellow at the RISD Museum) June 3, 3-4:30 PM EDT: Nineteenth-centuryContinue reading “Schedule”

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